Given all the unexpected news that 2020 brought, perhaps this sentence should come as no surprise: t he Beach Boys and Vanilla Ice played for a massless crowd at President Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago resort on New Year's Eve. Not everyone was as enthusiastic as Don Jr. Comedian Bridget Thetas, for one, wasn't impressed with the star's presence at the event.
Screenwriter Randi Mayer Singer (Mrs. Doubt fire) also questioned the value of putting your health in danger “to dance badly to Vanilla Ice and one Beach Boy.” Like many others, Singer was referencing the fact that it wasn't a version of the Beach Boys' classic lineup at the event.
Instead, it was the current incarnation led by the Trump-supporting Mike Love, minus Brian Wilson, the frequently-cited genius behind the group's creative heyday. While many people joked about the event, actor Kirk Acevedo expressed anger about the apparent carelessness of those who attended.
In February, Wilson and Sardine publicly announced they had signed a Change.org petition urging a boycott of the Beach Boys after Love agreed to play at the Safari Club International Convention. Newsweek contacted the White House, Mike Love, and Vanilla Ice for comment, but didn't hear back at the time of publication.
Vanilla Ice performs while flanked by a person dressed in a 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' costume in Los Angeles, California on July 27, 2019. Among them were at least four whose families are financial supporters of the president’s reelection campaign, for which Guilfoyle helps lead the fundraising.
They ended up pitching in tens of thousands of dollars, passed along to Mar-A-Lago, to help pay for what two people familiar with the planning said was a $50,000 celebration of Guilfoyle ’s 51st birthday. The hours long bash on the evening of March 7 has since emerged as a snapshot of the cavalier way Trump and his team initially handled the coronavirus outbreak.
But the funding provided for the party by Trump’s supporters, which has not been previously reported, also underscored other characteristics that have defined his political career: His reliance on other people’s money rather than his own fortune, and the overlap between the president’s private and public roles. At the very least, he said, the party created the appearance of supporters of the president currying favor with his family by steering money into his private business, which he continues to profit from.
Even some in Trump’s orbit worried that it would look unsavory to accept money from political donors for the celebration at a time when coronavirus fears were spreading, according to people familiar with the concerns. The committee was hosting major donors at a spring retreat in Palm Beach the same weekend as the party, drawing many of Trump’s top financial backers to the area for events, including some at Mar-A-Lago.
Wren said in a statement that she had been friends with Guilfoyle for several years and “volunteered to assist Kimberly during her birthday party celebrations.” The chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, Donna McDaniel, who spent time at Mar-A-Lago during the retreat but did not attend the birthday party, fell ill after the weekend, as did a fundraiser who works with Guilfoyle.
The invitees included a panoply of administration officials, campaign figures, political allies and major donors to Trump Victory, many of them both personal and professional friends to Guilfoyle. Ivanka Trump thanked Guilfoyle for working “so, so hard for the president,” a video of the event showed.
And Donald Trump Jr. reportedly joked that Guilfoyle would be soliciting contributions for his father’s reelection from party attendees. Donald Trump Jr. and another attendee, John Giordano, a lawyer and Republican donor, are members of the club.
While President Donald Trump stayed in Washington D.C. over Christmas, amid the federal government shutdown, stock market tumble and other political crises, his children and grandchildren celebrated the holiday at his Mar-A-Lago private resort in Palm Beach, Florida. In any case, joining the Mar-A-Lago festivities this year was a new addition to the family fold: KimberlyGuilfoyle, the one-time first lady of San Francisco and ex-Fox News host.
Donald Trump Jr.’s new girlfriend and political partner got into the spirit of a tropical Christmas by posting an Instagram photo of herself poolside at Mar-A-Lago, donning sunglasses, a slight potty smile and what looked like a black, zip-up bikini top. Her tweet came the same day that Democratic congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer issued a joint statement, saying the president “is plunging the country into chaos,” Axis reported.
The statement by House Speaker nominee Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer followed the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting 653 points Monday in the worst day of trading on Christmas Eve in history. Meanwhile, the choice by Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner to abandon the White House and head down to Florida for vacation amidst the shutdown faced questions and criticism on social media, notably from Crooked Media co-founder Tommy Victor, a former spokesperson for President Barack Obama and the National Security Council, and from Vox co-founder Matthew Silesia.
He and Vanessa Trump posed for an Instagram photo in front of a lavish Christmas tree with their children, Kai, 11, Donald III, 9, Tristan, 7, Spencer, 6, and Chloe, 4. Prior to arriving in Palm Beach for Christmas, Trump Jr. shared photos of himself with his oldest son, Donald III, duck hunting in North Carolina.
He and Guilfoyle also were in South Florida last week, speaking at the four-day Turning Point USA summit for conservative student activists, the Palm Beach Daily News reported. Per Vanity Fair, KimberlyGuilfoyle is seen in a video that surfaced over the weekend from the Turning Point summit, which was at a convention center in West Palm Beach filled with 2,000 mostly mask-less high school and college students, she’s dancing just for the heck of it.
There is a twirl moment and there’s a kicking moment that recalls the Elaine dance from the company party in Seinfeld. Listen, I have never walked out onto a stage to music with fireworks spitting around me and my name written 20 feet tall behind me.
Most of us would definitely do like a finger gun into a point into one of those big arm waves that look completely detached from the rest of the body. Or what Tiffany Trump did when she gave that one speech on her dad’s behalf (blowing of kisses, stiff-armed waving, fist movements).
San Jose shooting: One man in critical condition Click here if you’re having trouble viewing this gallery on a mobile device. (Photo by Theo Cargo/Getty Images for NSFW: The Shows) The former Fox News host and one-time first lady of San Francisco recently was spotted checking out wedding dresses at New York’s Bridal Fashion week and confessed to Women’s Wear Daily that she’s not opposed to marriage no.
“I’m a super romantic at heart,” said Guilfoyle, 50, whose first husband was Gavin Newsom, a former San Francisco mayor and California’s current governor. The Daily Mail reports that the two have gone into contract on a $4.5 million property in the Hampton's, one month before the start of summer.
The house, within walking distance of the beach, restaurants and shops, has seven bedrooms, enough to accommodate all members of their blended family. Both Trump Jr. and Guilfoyle, the vice chairwoman of a pro-Trump Super PAC, have become popular speakers at pro-Trump rallies around the country.
This story has been updated to include mention of Donald Trump Jr.’s demand for a gun storage room. As reported by the New York Times, KimberlyGuilfoyle made flying private her career while serving as a senior advisor to the Trump campaign.
Politico also reported Guilfoyle utilized a private plane to whisk her home to New York from South Dakota following President Donald Trump's pre-Independence Day address at Mount Rushmore. Meanwhile, her junior staffers were forced to quarantine in South Dakota due to their potential exposure.
In 2017, Guilfoyle confessed to Us Weekly that she owned over 500 pairs of shoes. The truth would frighten me,” Guilfoyle said before she sheepishly admitted, “There have been estimates of about 500 pairs.
I tried to make sure to maximize every inch of space,” Guilfoyle confessed. But when tasked with storing 500 pairs of shoes we guess you have no choice but to utilize every square inch of closet space.
Born (1969-03-09) March 9, 1969 (age 51) Other names KimberlyGuilfoyle Newsom KimberlyGuilfoyle VillencyEducation University of California, Davis (BA) University of San Francisco (JD)Political party Republican Spouse(s)Children1 Kimberly Ann Guilfoyle (Wildfowl ; born March 9, 1969) is an American attorney, prosecutor, and television news personality who also serves as an advisor to Donald Trump. Guilfoyle's mother, Mercedes, taught special education.
Her father, Anthony “Tony” Guilfoyle, was born in Tennis, County Clare, Ireland, and immigrated to the United States in 1957 at the age of 20. In 1958, while still an Irish citizen, he was drafted and served for four years in the U.S. Army.
After being discharged from the army, Tony Guilfoyle took up work in the construction trades. He later became a real estate investor and, until his death in 2008, a close advisor to Mayor Newsom.
Guilfoyle then spent four years in Los Angeles as a deputy district attorney, working on adult and juvenile cases, including narcotics, domestic violence, kidnapping, robbery, arson, sexual assault, and homicide cases. She received several awards at the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office, including Prosecutor of the Month.
In 2000, Guilfoyle was re-hired by Tallinn in the San Francisco District Attorney's Office, where she served as an assistant district attorney from 2000 to 2004. During this time she achieved a conviction while co-prosecuting with James Hammer in the 2002 case People v. Noel and Knoll er, a second-degree murder trial involving a dog mauling that received international attention.
In mid-2017, Guilfoyle signed a long-term contract extension with Fox. A year later, in July 2018, Guilfoyle abruptly left Fox News; she then began working for a pro-Donald Trump super PAC.
The New Yorker subsequently corroborated reports that Guilfoyle had been forced to resign, rather than leaving by choice. After Guilfoyle's departure, Fox News agreed to an out-of-court settlement with an assistant who had accused Guilfoyle of sexual harassment.
Terms were not disclosed, but The New Yorker reported that the settlement was at least $4 million. The assistant alleged that Guilfoyle frequently displayed herself naked, showed photographs of the genitalia of men she had had sex with, and required her to sleep over at Guilfoyle's apartment.
The New Yorker independently verified several of the assistant's allegations. In 2015, Guilfoyle released a semi-autobiographical and advice book, titled Making the Case: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate, on her experiences growing up, working as a prosecutor, and encouraging people to always advocate for themselves.
Guilfoyle speaking at a campaign rally in Sun City, Arizona in November 2018 In December 2016, it was reported that Guilfoyle was being considered to serve as press secretary for President Donald Trump. Sean Spicer was considered the front-runner for the position and was ultimately selected.
On the May 12, 2017, edition of The Five, co-host Bob Becker hinted that Guilfoyle turned the job down. However, in an interview with Bay Area News Group on May 15, 2017, Guilfoyle confirmed she was in contact with the White House about the position following Spicer's resignation.
However, on May 19, Guilfoyle said she was under contract with Fox, indicating she turned down the White House. In 2018, The Washington Post described Guilfoyle as a “conservative cheerleader for President Trump”.
As of early 2020, the Trump campaign was paying Guilfoyle $15,000 per month through the campaign manager's private company, Par scale Strategy. Guilfoyle has been a surrogate on the stump and taken on broad advisory roles.
In the Trump 2020 campaign, Guilfoyle managed a fund-raising division. This division paid socialite Homers Parkas to raise money.
The fundraising division managed by Guilfoyle was in internal turmoil amid departures of experienced staff and accusations of irresponsible spending. In July 2020, Guilfoyle was diagnosed with COVID-19, but her boyfriend, Donald Trump Jr., tested negative.
In August 2020, at the Republican National Convention, Guilfoyle gave a speech that was widely described by some observers as unnecessarily loud or unhinged, though others in media described it as passionate. In January 2021, Guilfoyle joined President Trump, Donald Jr., Rudy Giuliani, Eric Trump and others on the Ellipse in Washington, D.C. to address the “Save America March”.
Guilfoyle also appeared in a video screened at the march by Donald Jr., “break into the hip-shaking dance she's been showcasing at other recent pro-Trump rallies” and “tell Trump fans: 'Have the courage to do the right thing! On May 27, 2006, in Barbados, Guilfoyle married furniture heir Eric Violence.
Guilfoyle gave birth to their son, Roman Anthony, on October 4, 2006. In June 2009, Guilfoyle and Violence announced that they were separating; their divorce was finalized later that year.
In June 2018, Vanessa Trump, who had filed for divorce three months earlier, confirmed that Guilfoyle was dating her husband, Donald Trump Jr. The divorce was finalized at the end of 2018. In mid-2019, Guilfoyle and Trump jointly purchased a $4.4 million home in The Hampton's.
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